We are happy to announce that the St. John-St. Paul Collaborative will be offering a limited schedule of outdoor Masses on the parish lawns this weekend, June 13-14. Please remember that the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation remains in place, and will continue for the foreseeable future. Individuals at particular risk, including older adults and those with complicating medical conditions, are strongly urged to avoid the risks associated with attending public celebrations of the Mass. A recorded Mass will continue to be made available every weekend on our website.
Reservations are required for all Masses so we can comply with the guidelines and restrictions regarding capacity and social distancing. Please do not come to Mass if you have not pre-registered, if you are sick, or if you have recently been exposed to someone who is sick.
Designated seating areas to accommodate household groupings of 1, 2, and 3 or more people have been carefully mapped out on each parish lawn to allow proper social distancing from other households. Parishioners are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating (chairs will not be provided.) The lawn spaces at our parishes have drastically different layouts and capacity. St. Paul will be able to accommodate up to approximately 100 people at a Mass, and St. John will be able to accommodate up to approximately 50 people at a Mass. The schedule for this weekend provides the opportunity for about 100 parishioners to attend Mass at each location.
The Mass schedule for the weekend of June 13-14 is:
- 4:00pm Saturday Vigil Mass at St. Paul
- 9:00am Sunday Mass at St. John
- 11:00am Sunday Mass at St. John
PLEASE NOTE: This is an initial schedule only, and does not reflect the ongoing summer schedule, which has yet to be decided. We will use this weekend as an opportunity for learning and then adjust as needed.
Reservations open for the upcoming weekend on Tuesday at 1:00pm and close on Thursday at 4:00pm (or when capacity is reached.) Please visit our Outdoor Mass Guidelines and Reservations page for important information and guidelines about the Masses and to access the online reservation link.